Law Schools Face Steep Drop in Applicants

The numbers of applicants may slump by 20 percent.

, The National Law Journal

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As of mid-January, law school applications had fallen 20 percent from 2012—a year marked by its own 14 percent decline in applicants compared to 2011. If the trend holds through the final months of the current admission cycle, law schools would see a 38 percent crash since the applicant pool peaked in 2010.

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